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Study Abroad programmes

Study Abroad programmes are only applicable for students coming from a Halmstad University partner institution

Master's Programme (120 credits) in Information Technology , 120 credits

A two year programme offered in co-operation between universities in Sweden, Denmark, Germany and Poland. Detailed information on the programme is found at

After the Bachelor level in the fields of Computer Science or Engineering or Electrical Engineering, you can continue at this two-year master’s programme. At the programme you can develop your knowledge of signal analysis, communication technique and computer science. You also gain experience in project work for research and development and of acting in an international enviroment in several European countries. The programme is given completely in English.

The programme is offered by:
  • Halmstad University in Sweden
  • Wroclaw Technical University in Poland
  • Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences in Lemgo, Germany
  • Ålborg University in Esbjerg, Denmark
All students at the programme spend their first semester in either Halmstad or Wroclaw, where they develop a common ground of mathematics, programming, computer architecture and signal analysis.

The second semester is spent in either Halmstad or Lemgo, the third in either Esbjerg, Lemgo or Wroclaw. Each student chooses the place of study, but has to spend the first three semesters at two or three different universities.

In the fourth semester a thesis project is done at one of the universities.

The degree is 120 credits. For obtaining the degree is required that the prerequisites of the programme are fulfilled and in addition to this that at least 120 credits have been obtained according to the Study Programme.

The students get their degrees from the university at which they complete the programme.

Specific eligibility requirements
Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent) in an engineering subject or in computer science.

Courses in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering of at least 90 higher education credits, including thesis.

Courses in mathematics of at least 30 higer education credits or including calculus, linear algebra and transform methods.

Degrees from other countries than Sweden must be at the same level as a Swedish Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.

Applicants must have written and verbal command of the English language. This may be proved by having passed English A in Swedish secondary school. It may also be proved by such tests as TOEFL (500/173/61), IELTS 5.0 or the equivalent.

There are further prerequisites for some of the optional courses within the programme.

Selection rules and procedure
Available for exchange students. Limited numbers of seats.

The programme is intended for full time studies over four semesters. Each semester courses of 30 credits are to be chosen and completed.

Instruction is generally in the form of lectures, seminars, laboratory work, consultation and project work. Several courses have compulsory assignments that shall be presented both in writing and orally. Instruction in all courses will be conducted in English.

A student who takes part of the education at another university, for example as part of an exchange programme, may include other, equivalent courses from the other university for the degree.

Other information
Programme director
Jörgen Carlsson
Phone +46 35 16 71 23

Programme secretary
Eva Strid Andersson
Phone +46 35 16 72 29

Study counselling
Phone +46 35 16 71 00

Programme information

Rate of study:
Full time(100%)/daytime

Study period:
Autumn semester 2010

Last date for applying:
April 15, 2010

Application code:

Educational level:


Study programme:
Link to study programme (PDF)Study programme     

Further information:
Programme secretary
Eva Strid

Programme director
Jörgen Carlsson

Updated 2018-06-13